Choosing Your Transportation Method For Your Upcoming Vacation

November 27, 2018

Are you going to be taking a vacation in the near future? If so, you will have lots of decisions to make. Many people do not pay too much attention to their transportation method and this is a very costly mistake. After all, failing to get the right form of transportation could very well ruin your entire trip. With that being said, you are going to have plenty of options at your disposal. Should you rent an automobile? Or would it be best to rely on public transportation? Below, you are going to find tips for ensuring you get the right transportation method for your upcoming vacation.


First and foremost, you have to consider your budget. After all, some forms of transit are going to be much more expensive than others. If you are working with a larger budget, you should not hesitate to rent a vehicle. With a rental vehicle, you will have much more freedom to explore the destination in question. If your budget is severely limited, you will probably want to stick with cheaper methods. Riding a bike or taking a bus might be best for people in the latter category.

Area’s Crime

When attempting to choose a form of transportation, you need to pay close attention to the crime rate in the area. Is the crime rate very high? If so, you will probably want to avoid walking down the street in the middle of the night. Riding a bike after the sun goes down is equally dangerous. Heck, you might even run into trouble on the bus. If the crime is out of control, you should take a taxi or rent your own vehicle. It might be more expensive, but you are going to be much safer in the long run.


How would you like to kill two birds with one single stone? If the answer is yes, you should try getting a little exercise while you travel. This is why you will want to walk or ride a bike. There are definitely some downsides to both forms of transportation, but there are plenty of perks too. You will not have to fight the traffic and you’re going to save yourself a lot of money. More importantly, you will not have to worry too much about what you eat. You will be getting plenty of exercises to burn off the extra calories!

Size Of Your Group

There is a good chance that you are not traveling alone. A bus will be able to accommodate more people. You may also be able to rent an SUV with extra seats. If your group consists of five or more people, you are going to need a bigger form of transportation and that is that.

Your Own Preferences

Finally, you should know that it is completely up to you. If you want to ride around in style, you should splurge and rent a nice vehicle. If you do not mind downsizing, you should take the bus. Either way, it is your vacation and you should choose the type of transportation that you prefer the most.

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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